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Hemiplegia and Self-feeding

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
This resource covers adaptive equipment and compensatory strategies that can improve the independence and quality of life in individuals who have hemiplegia.
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Heart Healthy Cooking

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout explains similarities in the most effective diets for prevention of cardiovascular disease, based on various studies and clinical trials, and positive outcomes of changing diet for the long term.
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Handwriting Worksheets

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
Handwriting is a skill that is important for individuals across all ages. Whether it’s for completing school work, writing checks, filling out medical forms at a doctor’s office, or being able to sign important documents, writing is an important part of day to day life. Many injuries, conditions and illnesses can impact an individual’s ability […]
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Tub Transfer Bench

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
A tub transfer bench can be an important DME consideration. Verbal explanation can be difficult, and this handout can offer a written and visual guide for proper set up and use of a transfer bench. May be used in conjunction with home evaluation, discharge planning, caregiver education, and/or during OT intervention to improve recall and […]
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Getting Through the Day with Energy to Spare

December 25, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout helps patients establish strategies to optimize energy throughout the day while completing ADLs. The handout is broken down into dressing, grooming/hygiene, and bathing/showering.
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Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt

December 25, 2021 by txinsights.
This activity focuses on community re-integration, and challenges navigation, numerical skills, visual skills, and a variety of cognitive skills in order to locate specific items in the store.
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Getting Dressed: The Sock Aid

December 25, 2021 by txinsights.
Learning to use adaptive equipment effectively can be difficult for patients. This handout offers a visual explanation of using a sock aid and includes graphics to improve carryover and recall of education.
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Functional Activities for In Room Treatments

December 24, 2021 by txinsights.
For therapists who find themselves performing in room treatment sessions with little to no equipment, here is a list of activities to help re-energize treatment sessions, spark new ideas, and promote the use of functional activities. We at Therapy Insights aim to help clinicians continue to provide challenging and dynamic patient care with excellent outcomes. […]
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Foot Care

December 24, 2021 by txinsights.
Foot care is an important part of staying healthy and preventing medical crises. This handout is designed to help patients learn how to independently complete a proper foot care inspection and outlines red flags that may indicate the need for medical attention.
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Driving After a Brain Injury

December 24, 2021 by txinsights.
The ability to drive significantly improves a person’s independence, life participation in activities of daily living, quality of life and satisfaction, and re-integration into the community. This handout provides education regarding the cognitive, emotional, perceptual, and physical skills needed to operate a motor vehicle and steps to assess readiness and safety for return to driving […]
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